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Two Auctioneers Who Participated in Local Competition Place Well at World Championship

World Livestock Auctioneer ChampionshipThe Livestock Marketing Association hosted the 2016 World Livestock Auctioneer Championship June 18 in Kentucky and two men connected to the 8th Annual Kansas Livestock Auctioneer Championship in Russell last year placed very well at the world contest.

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Fireworks to be Allowed in Russell

Russell City Council 5-19-15The use of fireworks will be allowed in the Russell city limits this July 4. The Russell City Council discussed fireworks at its meeting Tuesday and took no action to ban them.

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Resurfacing Projects Start This Month in Russell County

Road Work AheadStarting in late June, the Kansas Department of Transportation will begin work on a pair of chip seal projects in Russell County.

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Are You Missing a Bicycle?

Russell Police DepartmentAre you missing a bicycle? During the last month, the Russell Police Department has recovered several bicycles that have been left unattended in different areas of town.

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Mai Honored for 38 Years of Service

Greg Mai RetirementLongtime City of Russell Parks Department employee Greg Mai recently announced his retirement and was honored at Tuesday's Russell City Council meeting.

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USD 407 BOE Discusses Possible School Shutdown

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education met Monday evening and discussed the possible statewide school shutdown if Kansas legislators fail to formulate a new education funding plan by June 30.

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Fireworks Will Be Allowed in Rural Areas of Russell County

Russell County Commissioners 10-19-15The use of fireworks in rural areas of Russell County will be allowed this Independence Day weekend. The Russell County Commissioners approved the measure at their Monday meeting.

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Mike in Morning Banner
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